What is the IOTN?

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The IOTN is the Index of Orthodontic Treatment Need. It’s a very important aspect of orthodontics and proves the main method used to objectively determine whether a patient actually needs orthodontic treatment. It must be noted that the IOTN looks at the NEED for treatment, but doesn’t consider how complex the treatment will prove to be. The IOTN is divided in to two components: Dental …